2021 Premiership Draft nominations open

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Premiership player?

The AFL New Zealand Premiership will commence the new season on February 14th 2021.

Four teams will compete in the Premiership Season based at North Harbour Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore with an 8 round schedule culminating in April 2021.

Draft nominations for the 2021 AFL New Zealand Premiership season are now open.

Players can CLICK HERE to nominate.

New players are to nominate for the Draft via the AFL New Zealand Draft Online Nomination process and complete the form electronically by the dates set out below.

Please note:

  • Draft Nominations are only valid for one (1) year
  • Registered players in the 2020 Premiership DO NOT need to nominate


  1. CLICK HERE to nominate for the draft
  2. Complete the draft form
  3. Submit form online
  4. AFLNZ will review and approve the nomination. An email alert will be sent once the nomination has been approved by AFLNZ.


  • Nominations open on Friday 31st October 2020 at 3.00pm
  • Nominations close on Friday 27th November 2020 at 3.00pm
  • AFL New Zealand Draft Tuesday 1st December 2020